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There's a PUBG ARG and I'm too L-A-Z-Y to figure it out

Oh, you thought PUBG was just a game about shooting dudes until either you're dead or 99 of them are dead? Wrong, idiot. It's a game where you have to investigate and expose nefarious corporations before you shoot 99 other dudes or die...

 
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The new PUBG map is on an active volcano

Everything, at all times, is dangerous in a battle royale. Everyone has the explicit goal of killing you, and that doesn't make for a lot of downtime and easy breathing. Rarely, though, is the environment trying to kill you too. PUBG's Sea...

 
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PUBG developer wants to keep telling stories for 20 years

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) has just released its eighth season of content, helping the battle royale title surpass a staggering 70 million downloads. While it can't be argued that similar titles took PUBG's ball and ran with it, t...

 
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This is the galaxy brain way to use C4 in PUBG

PUBG got C4 added as a throwable explosive last week, and I called it "a frag grenade with a very long fuse." That's accurate, and that's the way most players are using it. C4 has a 25-meter blast radius and causes damage through wall...

 
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PUBG turns C4 into a frag grenade with a very long fuse

It'd be disingenuous to say PUBG is getting C4 today. Since its launch in January, the ultra-small Karakin map has had "sticky bombs" littered all around it. They're meant for breaching walls, but enterprising players will chuck them a...

 
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PUBG is free for the weekend

Everybody's working for the weekend. And when the weekend comes, everyone's playing PUBG. At least they could at no extra cost. Once the world's most popular battle royale game (but now fourth or lower), PUBG will be free on Steam this...

 
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PUBG is testing Ranked mode on PC and bots aren't invited

There comes a time in every young battle royale game's life when bots need to enter the equation whether week-in, week-out players want them muddying up the place or not. PUBG is hoping to help inexperienced players learn the ropes by pitti...

 
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PUBG's Season 7 revamps Vikendi and adds public transit

When PUBG kicked off Season 6 in January, the snow-covered Vikendi map was left out in the cold. Developer PUBG Corp removed Vikendi from public matchmaking in favor of adding the new Karakin map to the random map queue. PUBG Corp wan...

 
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PUBG adds wizards and paladins for a week

PUBG is the original realistic military battle royale. While each of the major battle royale games take a slightly different approach, PUBG is the one that can most claim it's rooted in realism and survival. No abilities, no craf...

 
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You can now create cross-platform parties in PUBG

Last year, Sony started to relax its cross-play initiative, seemingly fueled by a meaningless marketing term: "PlayStation is the best place to play." As it turns out PlayStation is a fine place to play, but it would be even greater if you ...

 
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Karakin is PUBG's quickest and deadliest map yet

For its fifth map, PUBG is going the smallest it has ever gone. In its origin, PUBG was about spreading out, looting up, and finding strategic ways to kill everyone else. As of late, it has trended toward dumping everyone on top o...

 
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PUBG's latest console update adds crossplay support

PUBG Corporation has just unleashed the version 4.3 update for PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds on consoles and it includes a much-requested feature: crossplay. Finally, Xbox One and PS4 players can duke it out against each other from the comf...

 
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PUBG is getting cross-platform play between PS4 and Xbox One

There's about to be more people competing for chicken dinners on consoles. Except, you know, it's still 100 people per match. As a part of today's Inside Xbox presentation from gamescom, it was revealed that PUBG is merging console pla...

 
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PUBG doesn't need a backstory, but here it is anyway

Of all the qualms people may have with the battle royale genre, insufficient bare-bones lore is low on the list. The premise is pretty self-explanatory: Kill or be killed; survive until the end because it is better to survive than to not s...

 
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Nepal bans PUBG and will arrest anyone found playing it

The massively popular PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds has been recently banned in Nepal. According to multiple news sites from within the country, the Metropolitan Crime Division filed a Public Interest Litigation calling for a ban that was q...

 
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PUBG's snowy Vikendi map is now live on PS4 and Xbox One

All PUBG players can now frolic in a winter wonderland. Although, they'll probably more interested in murdering than frolicking. PUBG's fourth battle royale map, Vikendi, is now live on consoles. Vikendi is a snow-covered 6x6 kilomete...

 
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PUBG's new snow map hits PC test servers tonight

PlayerUnkown's Battlegrounds next map goes live on the PC test server tonight. The new 6x6 map is called Vikendi, and as we've known for a while, it's a snow covered region. As far as new features go a new snowmobile vehicle will ...

 
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All signs point to PUBG coming to PS4 in December

It seems as though Xbox's stranglehold on PUBG is soon coming to an end. One year after launching as an Xbox One console exclusive, the original big-time battle royale is running toward the big blue wall that is Sony's PlayStation 4. N...

 
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PUBG scores some crossover skins from Suicide Squad

Coming completely out of left field, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds will be getting some Suicide Squad DLC costumes soon. Players will be able to dress their characters up as either Jared Leto's Joker or Margot Robbie's Harley Quinn and kill...

 
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PUBG's scheduled 'Platoon' event gets canceled last minute

This weekend was to see the launch of a new PUBG event mode called "Platoon." Taking inspiration from Fortnite's 50v50 mode, the game would see five squads of 10 people per team dueling on Erangel (the game's original map) for supremacy. At...

 
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PUBG has banned over 13 million users in the past 14 months

According to statistics revealed by developer Bluehole and the Korean PUBG Cafe board, Battle Royale instigator PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds has banned a whopping 13 million users since June 2017.The majority of booted players were kicked ...

 
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Better late than never? PUBG rated for PlayStation 4

Based on a new rating, it's getting to be about time for that long-hinted-at PlayStation 4 port of PUBG. A listing showed up on South Korea's Game Rating and Administration Committee website. While it might seem like the battle royale game ...

 
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PUBG's extensive Training Mode will be a godsend

It's really happening! Next month, PUBG will introduce a new 2x2 km Training Mode map that let's five to twenty players learn "the basics of navigation, looting, shooting, driving, and parachuting." PUBG is a nuanced game that can be bruta...

 
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PUBG 1.0 will land on Xbox One next month

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds will finally be leaving early access on Xbox One next month. Landing on September 4, 2018, the 1.0 release will not only see general performance improvements but will bring the "Sanhok" map to consoles for the ...

 
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It's your last chance to claim PUBG's lump sum of apology XP

PUBG is nearly done test-driving its new form of monetization. It recently implemented something it's calling an Event Pass -- an experience points-based system that has players chasing down in-game tasks to level up through the ranks....

 
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PUBG Corp is dropping its lawsuit against Epic Games

Around a month ago, PUBG Corp (makers of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds) filed for a lawsuit against Epic Games (makers of Fortnite) on the grounds of copyright infringement. This was just another part of a long going feud that PUBG Corp had...

 
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PUBG's third map, Sanhok, will launch this Friday

After months of beta testing, PUBG's third map will finally be going live on regular servers. Called "Sanhok", the map will be a much smaller take on the sub-genre that PUBG popularized last year. The reduced size should make for shorter, m...

 
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PUBG is not an asset flip according to the developer

For a while now, there have been claims from fans that the maps in PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds are basically asset flips. To quickly get the uninformed up to speed, asset flips are when a developer buys things like character models or bui...

 
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PUBG's third map and War Mode are debuting on Xbox soon

PUBG's console home is on Xbox, so it makes perfect sense that Microsoft would spend some time in its E3 press conference to point out the advancements it's making through the Preview program. The Xbox version of PUBG will soon get the...

 
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PUBG's 50-player deathmatch mode is now live

In trying to combat Fortnite's rising popularity, PUBG Corp has been adding limited time gamemodes to PUBG. A few weeks ago, a 50-player deathmatch mode called "Desert Knights" went live, but was quickly removed. The mode had been causing s...

 
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Xbox players get PUBG's Miramar map on May 24

After spending a bit of time on the test servers, Miramar's ready for all Xbox's PUBG players. During the third episode of Inside Xbox, it was revealed that PUBG's desert map is coming to Xbox on May 24. That's just one week from now. Remem...

 

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